2020 is Already Bad
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2020 is Already Bad

And it’s only been a month.

2020 is Already Bad

Everyone started off 2020 thinking it was going to be their year and that things were going to get better. Boy did we get a slap in the face. After only almost a month into the year, it's shaping out to be not great.

Australia is on Fire

Thought this has been happening since December 2019, most of us started to hear about it in January 2020. Since the fires have started, and continue to burn, Australia has lost millions of acres, half a billion animals, a ton of homes, and around twenty people to the fires. As of January 6th, 69 of the 136 fires have not been contained.

Meghan and Harry Left the Royal Family

I personally think this was a smart move in their part but others might disagree with me. On January 8th, Meghan Markle and Prince Harry announced that they would be stepping out of the royal family. They had been struggling with British tabloids ever since they got together but this had been a plan since 2009 between Harry and William.

Trump’s Impeachment

This is again something some people don’t find bad and others do. It is however dividing the country more and more. Trump was officially impeached by the House before the holidays and ever since the new year, the hearing has been being held in the senate.

WW3 Memes/ The fight in Iraq

American troops have been in Iraq for years now but nothing seemed too scary or too intimidating until protestors attacked the American embassy which led to a counter attack that killed a powerful general. This led to threats of war and made Americans starting to joke about the possibility of World War 3.

Kobe Bryant, his daughter, and the 7 others

As everyone has learned, you never know when your time or a loved ones time has come. On Sunday, January 26th, there was a helicopter crash in California taking the lives of 9 people. Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gigi were among those whose lives were tragically lost. There was terrible foggy conditions in the area but the pilot had gotten special permission from air traffic control. Those who were lost and their families have been in everyone’s thoughts and prayers. Children have been left parentless, parents have lost children, no one should have to endure the pain those who lost a loved one in the crash are feeling. Americans all over have been mourning the lost of not one but two great basketball legends.

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